Valerie Werder is a doctoral candidate in film and visual studies at Harvard University, where she studies the ways in which body cam and handheld video technologies shape contemporary articulations of subjectivity. Werder received her MA in Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies from Columbia University. Her work has been published in BOMB and Flash Art and performed at Participant Inc, New York, and Artspace, New Haven. She was a 2021 fellow in the Art & Law Program, and currently holds a Presidential Fellowship at Harvard University. Her first novel, Thieves, was the winner of the 2019 Fence Modern Prize in Prose and will be published by Fence Books in 2023.
Teaching Fellow for AFVS 330R: Teaching Workshop, Fall 2022.